Marine Le Pen following Emmanuel Macron in French presidential election — Interior Ministry

Marine Le Pen is tailing Emmanuel Macron in French presidential election, Interior Ministry said.

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Sputnik News told that Presidential candidate Marine Le Pen is tailing her rival Emmanuel Macron in French presidential election, according to data by Interior Ministry.

According to the ministry’s figures after 26.1 million ballots have been counted, Macron leads with 23.11 percent of votes, while far-right candidate Marine Le Pen gained the support of 23.08 percent of French voters.

At the same time center-right Francois Fillon has 19.81 percent, while left-wing Jean-Luc Melenchon has 18.62 percent.

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Online:

http://www.interieur.gouv.fr/

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